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Metal, Arise! Tour announced

Tuesday, June 21, 2011 3:45 PM PT

Official press release:

House of Blues Entertainment, Decibel Magazine, Metal Blade Records, IndieMerch and RED/'stache Media have joined forces to present the first ever Metal, Arise! Tour for developing metal artists, it was announced by Kelly Kapp, vice president, House of Blues Entertainment. The debut tour will feature Metal Blade recording artists Allegaeon, Earache recording artists The Browning and Century Media recording artists The Devastated.

"We are really proud and excited to team up with Decibel, Metal Blade, IndieMerch & RED," Kapp said. "This is a tour that will pair developing metal bands and great local artists. We feel we can create a circuit that benefits metal artists throughout the country. We hope to grow Metal, Arise! into a quarterly tour so we can continue to cultivate great heavy metal talent."

Kelli Malella, vice president, publicity & advertising, Metal Blade Records, said, "When Kelly first brought up the idea of a tour to help develop new metal bands in the states, I immediately wanted to be involved. And not just for the sake of my own bands trying to launch their careers, but for all the bands out there just trying to get a break and land a U.S. tour. The Metal, Arise! Tour has been created by people who truly love our scene and want to give new bands the chance to tour the U.S. and prove themselves to metalheads across the states. The Metal, Arise! Tour also gives local bands the chance to showcase their talents while giving them a shot at getting noticed by labels who are constantly keeping an ear to the ground for up-and-coming local acts to sign. We're keeping ticket costs as low as possible in hopes that you, the fans, will give these bands a chance and check them out."

8/9 Dallas, TX Cambridge Room @ House of Blues
8/10 Houston, TX Bronze Peacock @ House of Blues
8/11 New Orleans, LA The Parish @ House of Blues
8/12 Jacksonville, FL Unit Six
8/13 West Palm Beach, FL Propaganda
8/16 New York, NY Gramercy Theatre
8/17 Philadelphia, PA Theatre of Living Arts
8/18 Cleveland, OH Cambridge Room @ House of Blues
8/19 Cincinnati, OH Bogart's Front Room
8/20 Detroit, MI Shelter
8/21 Chicago, IL House Of Blues
8/23 Denver, CO Marquis Theatre
8/25 Los Angeles, CA House Of Blues
8/26 San Diego, CA Delta Room @ House of Blues


6/21/2011 3:48:51 PM

6/21/2011 3:48:54 PM
"we are keeping tix prices low in hopes someone will show to this tour of unknown shitty bands"

6/21/2011 4:19:42 PM
"We are showcasing our new relationship with HOB/Ticketmaster/Livenation"

6/21/2011 4:24:34 PM

6/21/2011 4:25:23 PM
this is such an embarrassing name for a tour

6/21/2011 4:55:29 PM
ugh ughugh

6/21/2011 5:01:49 PM
opened this shitty news because i thought Metal, Arise! was going to be a band name and needed to see the comments.

6/21/2011 5:12:48 PM
Kapp said. "This is a tour that will pair developing metal bands and great local artists. <-- LOL, *in awe* REALLY?

6/21/2011 5:25:35 PM
You can hock your developing artists and throw as many industry names behind them as you want, none of it changes the fact that they're all awful. Music Industry 2011: your're all doing it wrong.

6/21/2011 5:37:43 PM
Ah, this will be a band practice tour.

6/21/2011 6:02:47 PM
they should have named this the "7 kids show up to house of blues" tour.

6/21/2011 7:03:14 PM
bring the hate! haha.

6/21/2011 7:15:46 PM
ALL-GAY-eon is touring with the BROWNING! Im the devistated

6/21/2011 7:20:33 PM
Business model megafail. Bands: Have fun living at home and working fast food jobs to pay back the tour/record/merch advance in your sweet 360 deal.

6/21/2011 7:42:51 PM

6/21/2011 8:38:14 PM
Lolemmure is stoked.. fckin loser.

6/21/2011 9:59:10 PM
van flip, merch/cash stolen, no insurance, eat aids, NO CARE EVER!

6/21/2011 10:42:26 PM
Everybody involved with planning this is going to be losing their jobs right around 8/11, right?

6/21/2011 11:18:57 PM
Who the fck are these bands, and who cares. This sucks.

6/21/2011 11:24:03 PM
8/17 proceeds of the show are going to the family of Ryan Done, I mean Ryan Dunn.

6/21/2011 11:33:47 PM
The Browneye

6/22/2011 7:01:59 AM
The Browning is what I call my hourly faucet shitting ritual

6/22/2011 8:13:16 AM
billywitchdoctordotcom 6/21/2011 4:24:34 PM ARISE CHICKEN <<<< actually laughed out loud at this.

6/22/2011 9:20:52 AM
Who, who and who?

6/22/2011 10:23:22 AM
hahaha you are all a bunch of fcks. Allegaeon is awesome. Try taking your head out of your ass. They are worth checking out.

6/22/2011 11:22:30 AM
rockurface is just sad that at the age of 24, he's still a virgin and hasn't wafted the scent of a woman's crease upon his fingertips. alleageon rules.

6/22/2011 1:01:51 PM
This has the potential to do more damage than Katrina

6/22/2011 5:23:27 PM

6/22/2011 5:24:20 PM
Asiago_gayballs 6/22/2011 11:22:30 AM rockurface is just sad that at the age of 24, he's still a virgin and hasn't wafted the scent of a woman's crease upon his fingertips. alleageon rules. you are a motherfcking gay.

6/23/2011 9:38:47 AM
no deathcore, no care

6/28/2011 5:23:48 AM
This is fcking horrible. I hope The Browning gets the shit beat out of them every night of this tour!